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Josh Miller: Facebook developing new app, but it's not entirely about anonymity

With the New York Times having revealed in a Tuesday report that Facebook is apparently set to launch an anonymous sharing app in the coming weeks, the company's Product manager Josh Miller has confirmed in a few recent tweets that he is heading a team which is working on a new app - though not... read more

Microsoft announces new offer that combines Dynamics CRM Online with Office 365 and Power BI

On Wednesday, software giant Microsoft rolled out its Sales Productivity Solution, which is essentially aimed at sales organizations. The offer involves a combination of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Professional with Office 365 and Power BI.

With the new Sales Productivity Solution... read more

Highfive unveils $799-priced new device --- an HD system for conference rooms

San Francisco-based startup Highfive unveiled its first product on Tuesday --- a new $799-priced device which the company claims can unfold a hassle-free teleconferencing experience for users.

According to the details shared by Highfive, the company's slim new aluminum-cased device not... read more

WSJ: Microsoft has signed letter of intent to acquire Israeli text analysis firm Equivio

According to a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report, US software giant Microsoft has signed a letter of intent to purchase Israeli text analysis firm Equivio.

Citing an unidentified source 'in the know' of the matter, the WSJ report has revealed that Microsoft will probably be acquiring... read more

Belkin has fixed the issue which caused router outages

Wireless router manufacturer Belkin said in a Tuesday afternoon statement on its forum that it has fixed an issue which has recently caused the loss of Internet connectivity for some of its Wi-Fi routers.

The router-outage problem which has now been fixed by Belkin was faced by some of... read more

Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filed by sapphire glass producer GT Advanced Technologies

In a somewhat unanticipated move, sapphire glass producer GT Advanced Technologies - which supplies sapphire glass used in certain Apple's devices - has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

The filing of bankruptcy protection by GT Advanced comes nearly a month after the launch of... read more

ITC opens probe into Samsung’s infringement of NVIDIA-owned GPU patents

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has initiated an investigation into whether South Korean device maker Samsung's products have infringed chipmaker NVIDIA's GPS technology patents.

Opening the probe into the alleged patent-infringement by Samsung, the ITC will chiefly ascertain... read more

Novel Messaging app Download on rise amid Hong Kong Protests

A new mobile messaging app that enables users to communicate in the absence internet connection or Wi-Fi is becoming a hit a among Hong Kong protesters.

The free app known as FireChat app, launched in March was downloaded in Hong Kong by more than 100,000 protesters between Sunday morning... read more

Apple receives approval from Chinese authorities to sell iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has revealed in a recent statement on its website that US tech giant Apple's latest iPhone models - the 4.6-inch iPhone 6, and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus - have been granted a network permit.

The disclosure by the Ministry implies... read more

New, ad-free social network ‘Ello’ picking up a lot of attention of late

Social network Facebook is apparently being challenged by a new media platform - dubbed 'Ello' - which is clear, clean and ad-free. Currently in the beta phase, Ello is an invitation-only social networking site which aims to make its money by offering basic features for free, and premium extras... read more

Third-party HealthKit apps hit App Store after Apple’s iOS 8.0.2 update

With Apple having recently rolled out the iOS 8.0.2 update and has enabled support for the Health app, third-party developers have now started rolling out their HealthKit apps for the App Store.

The launch of third-party HealthKit apps was initially scheduled for September 17, in... read more

Microsoft Indonesia President: Windows 9 OS will be free for existing Windows 8 Users

Microsoft is reportedly set to launch the next iteration of its Windows operating system - the much-anticipated 'Windows 9' version - at a special invitation-only event scheduled to be held on Tuesday, September 30.

The forthcoming launch of the Windows 9 OS - which has been codenamed '... read more


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